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Isle of Gometra Argyllshire Scotland

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Note about 'Aithean guail', 7 August 1886

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/20
Scope and Contents Note collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Lochaline [Loch Àlainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] which reads 'Aithean guail 6 or 7 of got in Bailiocrach Mull Ealaghual = wood coal, especially of the willow.' [Baile Ìochdrach, Gomastra/Isle of Gometra, Am Muile/Isle of Mull].
Dates: 7 August 1886

Placename and vocabulary note for Port nan Lunn, 7 August 1886

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/4
Scope and Contents Placename and vocabulary note collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Tobar Mhoire/Tobermory, Muile/Isle of Mull, for Port nan Lunn which reads 'Port nan Lunn Baile iocrach Maoisnish (Lunn) = waves) The foam Great accumull [accumulation] of foam here - flying like sea gulls.' [Port nan Lunn, Maoisnish, Baile Iochdrach location possibly Gomastra/Isle of Gometra]. Text has been scored through in ink as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 7 August 1886

Story about a stoat in Ardnamurchan, 7 August 1886

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/9
Scope and Contents Story probably collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Tobar Mhoire/Tobermory, Muile/Isle of Mull, telling how Eon Carmichael [Hugh Carmichael, Gomastra/Isle of Gometra] was working in Cill a choain at Tom a Chrochadan in Airdnamurchan [Cille Chòmhghain/Kilchoan, Ardnamurchan, Tom a' Chrochaidh all Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] when chickens kept disappearing. The daughter of the house found a neas or stoat in a creel one morning and it had one of the chickens. She caught the chicken in...
Dates: 7 August 1886

Story entitled 'Nes' [neas or stoat], 7 August 1886

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/6
Scope and Contents Story collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Tobar Mhoire/Tobermory, Muile/Isle of Mull, entitled 'Nes' [neas or stoat] telling how at Airi-miseig [Àridh Miseig], he took a spade to a stoat's den [còs] but found nothing. He had gone about a mile further on when he heard the stoat hissing at his heel and it followed him despite him throwing stones at it. He reached Bailiocar and was telling his story when the stoat was found at the door still hissing. He and Eon Carmichael went to...
Dates: 7 August 1886